The message in the opening remarks was clear: Despite recent leadership changes – not to mention a certain amount of backstage drama – the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium is more committed than ever to their movement and taking it further faster.
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Mature corporate law departments use e-billing technology to manage outside counsel spend without sacrificing results. According to ELM Solutions’ director of legal operations and industry insights, Nathan Cemenska, however, e-billing can’t do everything. In a previous post to In-House Ops, he discussed other solutions that help meet these challenges. Here, he talks about what form that help can take.
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Work within the law department goes way beyond strictly legal matters. According to Aaron Pierce of CounselLink, information related to that work can be invaluable in optimizing your team’s performance. In this interview with CCBJ, Pierce, an industry veteran, provides insights on how to broaden data capture and analysis to improve performance.

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Nathan Cemenska, director of legal operations and industry insights at Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions, says that complex billing guidelines coupled with the mounting workloads of in-house professionals erodes the effectiveness of e-billing solutions. Here, he provides some useful advice on maximizing e-billing ROI without dumping more work on law departments already slammed with too much to do. 
Continue Reading E-Billing Is No Panacea for Law Departments